Chuka Umunna

#94131
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
17, 1978
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1978 (age 39)
Birthplace
London, England

About

In 2010, this member of the British Labour Party began representing Streatham in Parliament. The following year, he became the British Shadow Business Secretary.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's of law degree from the University of Manchester, he received a master's degree from Nottingham Law School and subsequently worked for the London-based Herbert Smith and Rochman Landau law firms.

Trivia

Before beginning his political career, he established an online journal titled The Multicultural Politic and also wrote pieces for The New Statesman, The Guardian, and The Tribune.

Family Life

He was born in London to a Nigerian father named Bennett Umunna and an English-Irish mother named Patricia Milmo. When Chuka Umunna was only fourteen years old, his father died in an automobile accident.

Associated With

In early 2012, he and fellow Labour Party Member of Parliament Rachel Reeves asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to cancel a planned bonus for Royal Bank of Scotland C.E.O. Stephen Hester.